Owen McCarthy's stories - Page 5
Hands-on review: HP Omen X PC 900-070a - a gamer's dream
True to form, HP have done their best to impress me with the quality of their build and the features packed into this behemoth.
Hands-on review: Samsung Q9F 65” TV and N650 Soundbar
Towering over us in not quite a menacing way, but definitely domineering, the Samsung Q9F 65” TV is a standout model.
Hands-on review: Plantronics BackBeat GO 605 headphones
Plantronics have entered the Goldilocks zone of headphone construction.
Hands-on review: The Lenovo Carbon X1 - rugged with style
The Lenovo Carbon X1 is aimed at the business user. More than that, it could also provide a student or photographer on the move with a very well-equipped unit.
Hands-on review: Motorola moto g6 play & moto e5: Mobiles with power and pizzazz
The Motorola moto g⁶ and moto e⁵ will be giving their competitors some sleepless nights.
Hands-on review: Fujifilm X-H1 Digital Camera
"Whether a beginner or a professional, the X-H1 will grab and hold your focus."
Tablets & laptops
Hands-on review: A side-by-side look at Dell's Latitude 3390 and 3590
Make sure you have your checklist of requirements with you because Dell seems to have covered all the bases with their range.
Hands-on review: Nanoleaf Light Panels and Nanoleaf Rhythm
The Nanoleaf promises to deliver ambience and artistic effect.
Hands-on review: HP AMP 120, print, talk and play
Who, I wonder, wants a printer that plays tunes and charges their phone? The answer is me!
Hands-on review: Why this laptop is perfect for the modern business
The Latitude will happily handle your needs in any imaginable business setting.
Hands-on review: Apple iPad 9.7”, part two
There is so much to say about the Apple iPad and its new A10 Fusion chip that one article just wasn’t enough.
Hands-on review: Apple iPad 9.7”, part one
After a few hours of playing, I can tell you that this new iPad is lightning fast.
Tablets & laptops
Hands-on review: HP EliteBook 840 G5 performs on every level
This is the first Windows-based laptop that I have ever considered as an equal to the Mac for graphics capabilities.
Hands-on review: JBL Pulse 3 and JBL Charge 3
From hard rock to pop to classical, neither speaker lets me down.
Hands-on review: Is this the best Fitbit yet?
From the moment I had the Fitbit out of the box, it’s rarely left my wrist, except for charging.
Are You on his “Good List?”: 2017 Christmas gift guide
While I’m sure most of you have been more naughty than nice, we all deserve a little bit of Christmas cheer...
Hands-on review: Plantronics BackBeat FIT 305 and 505
If you are on the go and want a light, transportable setup, the FIT 305 will be the best fit for you...
Hands-on review: Anki’s Cozmo, play with the AI of the future
Cozmo is a quick study, eager to learn and more than just a little bit playful...
Hands-on review: Fast, reliable and beautiful printing has arrived
Epson has taken the ink-tank concept and totally owned it...
Hands-on review: Anki Overdrive
You are guaranteed hours of endless fun with Overdrive on this fun little racetrack.
Hands-on review: Wireless headphones for the open plan office of the future
The Jabra Evolve 75 comes with some ambitious claims, the most important being their ability to function well in a modern open-plan office...
Hands-on review: The Rain Design MStand
The stand is very cleverly designed and very aesthetically pleasing to look at...
Hands-on review: Logitech G533 Wireless Headphones
A gamer can end up with a solid gaming platform with these headphones and the keyboard...
Hands-on review: Logitech G413 Carbon mechanical gaming keyboard
Logitech promises to take your gaming experience to a new level, and believe me, they will...